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St. Xaviers College- Kolkata

A quarter century before today's St. Xavier's College started in 1860 in discarded San Souci Theatre on Park St, of Belgian Jesuits, an international group of Jesuits commissioned by English Jesuit province landed in Calcutta to safeguard the interests of Catholics. The group was led by Dr Robert St Leger.
* 1834: opening of the College St Francis Xavier on Moorghyhatta of Fr Chadwick, an English Jesuit.
* 1835: the institution moved to no.3 Park St.
* 1841: It has been moved to 22 Chowringhee, where today stands Indian Museum, the increasing number of students, the same year Mgr Carew lands in Calcutta to take responsibility for the affairs of the Catholic Church.
* 1846: closure of the College of St. Francis Xavier because of the feud between the Jesuits and Mgr Carew and Jesuits leave for home kysten.Andre name shall: Joseph Mero (an Italian lay brother), Fr William Weld, Fr Moore and Fr Robert Johnson.
The loss of Mgr Carew in 1855 took Mgr Olliffe charge as the new biskopen.En admirer of the Jesuits and with the active support of laymen prominent among these is Cornelius, O'Briens and Cantophers, the Belgian Jesuits were not to come to Calcutta to look for education of the Catholic community!

No.. 10, burned premises of Sans Souci theater was bought by Mgr Carew in 1850 transfer St John's college, he had begun in Entally. St. John's was transferred to No.10 but the experiment lasted ikke.I 1859 handed Jesuits landed on the coast of Charnock town and made no. 10 Pk St his home to them by Mgr Olliffe.

On January 16, 1860, college St. Francis Xavier incarnates St. Xavier's College Park 10 m. Director and founder was Fr Depelchin. College was granted affiliation of Calcutta University in 1862.The current 30 Park St where St. Xavier's College is an amalgamation of number 10 and 11 Park St. No.10, where stood the remains of Sans Souci, was bought by Mgr Carew with money received as a donation from Lackersteins, an investment company linked to the East India Company. It was handed over to the Jesuits to start St. Xavier's College by then Bishop of Calcutta, Mgr Olliffe. The rich Anglo-Indians generously donated to efforts Jesuits.And with a donation from home province in Belgium, local no.11 was bought for Rs 45000.00 in 1864 by Fr Depelchen, founder father St. Xavier. Expansion work in class rooms and to serve the Jesuits fathers, there was a lack of midler.En Christian minority educational institution, St. Xavier was founded in 1860 by a Catholic minority Christian religious body, the Jesuit, and was affiliated Calcutta University in 1862. while setting appears educational and cultural needs minority community, admission is open to all regardless of caste, creed and nationality!

St. Xavier's College offers UG and PG under five faculties: Arts, Science, Commerce, management and Education.The medium instruction is English. However offered candidates comes from the mother tongue medium schools facilities to enhance their skills in spoken English.

Courses offered

B Com (Honours in Accounting and Finance)
This course provides a high quality education in economics and offers as a platform for those who choose to continue with higher education and research or pursue a professional career after graduation
Duration: - 3 years
Eligibility: -passerer 10 + 2

B Sc general
Duration: - 3 years
Eligibility: -passerer 10 + 2 in Science

B. Com (Honours in Ecommerce)
This prestigious program in trade leads to a B.Com degree is spread over three years and consists of six terms, each about six months duration. Awards program is 130 credits with specialization in the third year in one of the following disciplines: accounting and finance, marketing management and E-commerce. While generally the course is 90 credits offers specialization in the third year in one of the streams:
Students Affairs shall have access to all the infrastructural facilities including library and cyber space.
Commercial classes are held in two shifts.
Morning session (6 am - 9:40 am)
-B.Com. - Boys only.
Evening session (3 pm - 8 pm)
-B.Com. - Privately supported (for boys & girls).

Ba (honors in Sociology)
Of course structure: Capability to frame curriculum that followed in the wake of autonomy, a study was conducted by some of the major sociology syllabus of various universities, both nationally and internationally, including model UGC syllabus. Priority, of course, was given to curriculum Calcutta University, our parents University.
Duration: - 3 years
Eligibility: -passerer 10 + 2

B.A. (Honours in Political Science)
Duration:- 3 years

Eligibility:- Pass 10 + 2
B.A.(Honours in English)
The three-year undergraduate program in English is divided into six semesters – the syllabus in each semester introduces the students to literary study and focuses on critical techniques, approaches and debates to provide the students with the basic tools for literary analysis and appreciation. The students study set texts, which have been contextualized within specific literary periods allowing them to examine major figures/ works within their cultural, literary and political contexts. In turn they will be introduced to literary forms, terms and theories through the texts they study.

B.Com. (Honours in Marketing)
This prestigious program in commerce leading to a B.Com. Degree is spread over three years and consists of six terms, each approximately of six months duration. The honours program is of 130 credits with specialization in the third year in any one of the following disciplines: Accounting and Finance, Marketing Management, and E-Commerce. While the general course is of 90 credits offering specialization in the third year in any one of the streams:
Students of the department will have access to all the infrastructural facilities including the library and cyber room.

The Commerce classes are held in two shifts.
Morning Session (6am-9:40am)
- B.Com. - for Boys only.
Evening Session (3pm-8pm)
- B.Com. - co-educational (for boys & girls).

Duration:- One year
Eligibility:- The minimum eligibility criterion is that the trainees should be graduates who have studied the two method subjects that they will be opting for the B.Ed. Programme at the undergraduate level.

B.Sc (Hons) Statistics
Duration:- 3 years
Eligibility:- Pass 10 + 2

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
This prestigious program in management leading to a BBA degree is spread over three years and consists of six semesters, each approximately of six months duration. The program consists of 27 compulsory courses, and 4 specialization papers from any of the three elective groups totaling to 130 credits.

At St. Xavier’s we believe theory is important, but it is of little value if students don't know their practical application. The program therefore lays strong emphasis in connecting theory and application. In the various courses key concepts are covered and then students are exposed to how they are played out in real business situations using case studies. To further strengthen this, students are mandatorily required to undertake
Term paper of 100 marks in semester IV
An internship in the third year leading to the project work and comprehensive viva of 200 marks in semester VI

Duration:- 2 years
Eligibility:- Pass B.Com

M.Sc in Biotechnology
Duration:- 2 years
Eligibility:- Pass BSc with Biology

MSc (Computer Science)
The M.Sc. Computer Science is a high quality Masters Degree Course which draws upon a world-wide reputation of high-quality research, excellent teaching quality and facilities of the Computer Science Department at St. Xavier’s College. Industrial links enable us to provide a better perspective at a level beyond that of undergraduate degrees.

• B.Sc in Computer Science or its equivalent like BIT/ BCA having a strong Mathematics background.
• Correspondence/ Distance education courses are not eligible.
Admission is provisional and it will be finalized subject to passing the B Sc or equivalent with a minimum of 60%.


• The college is located in a cool environment of Kolkata. It has very calm and pollution free surrounding which enables its students to pursue their degree successfully.
• The college has all the facilities that are expected from the top commerce institute of the country. It never gives any chance to its students to complain about the institute.
• It gives various opportunities to its students by encouraging them to join various on-campus associations like sports, cultural, NCC, etc.
• It also encourages its students to participate in indoor as well as outdoor sports for their physical development.


You may get all the information related to admission on the official website in the initial days of May.


The college places its students in various multinational companies like
• Google
• Deloitte
• Tata Capital
• Wipro BPO
• Axis India Consultancy
• Tata Consultancy Services
• Cognizant
• Godrej
• Maruti
• IDBI Bank
• Siemens Ltd.
• Zomato

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